This year’s support program for the beekeeping industry is starting

By: STA Date: 2024. 03. 26. 11:00

Beekeepers can benefit from more than HUF 3 billion, as the regulation of the sector’s support program according to the Strategic Plan of the Common Agricultural Policy has been published – announced the Minister of Agriculture István Nagy. The resources can further support the work of beekeepers and honey production.

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Support applications can be submitted in the first round until May 6. The head of the department explained that the support titles, the resource limits, as well as the eligibility conditions and obligations represent the continuation of the previously well-functioning measures of the former Hungarian Beekeeping National Program. The 2024-2027. In the implementation period of 2018, the program includes 14 support areas in addition to European Union and domestic co-financing, with a total annual budget of HUF 3.118 billion. The funds can also be used for beekeeping knowledge transfer and technical assistance, development of the competitiveness of the beekeeping sector and beekeeping marketing. The scope of the individual legal titles and instruments and the funding framework of the support legal titles, as well as the eligibility conditions and obligations are contained in detail in the law, he added. István Nagy also touched on the organization and participation in domestic and international professional events, professional study tours, beekeeping trainings, dissemination of knowledge, the activities of professional organizations and consultants, as well as bee health and environmental impact tests within the framework of beekeeping knowledge transfer and technical assistance. can receive support. The resources can also be used in the field of beekeeping marketing for the control of market products, for communication and promotion activities, as well as for their national coordination. In terms of improving competitiveness, it is possible to purchase equipment for beekeeping organizations, to purchase new equipment necessary for the continuation of beekeeping activities and migration, to protect against bee pests and pathogens, and to purchase controlled breeding material, the minister listed.


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